Events

Shanghai Bar Association

1/24/2008

Shanghai Bar Association

Farella Braun + Martel, together with the Shanghai based firm of Watson & Band and leading Chinese academics, conducted a seminar on recent developments in U.S. and Chinese patent and antitrust law.  The seminar was held under the auspices of the Intellectual Property Research Committee of the Shanghai Bar Association.  George Q. Fu of Watson & Band acted as moderator.

John Cooper and Jeff Fisher of Farella gave a presentation on hot topics in U.S. patent litigation Topics included violation of U.S. patent law by actions taken outside of the U.S., recent case law developments, and the interplay between patent law and antitrust law.  

Professor Tao Xinliang, executive vice dean of the Intellectual Property Institute of Shanghai University, spoke on suggestions for revisions to China's Patent Law in the context of the ongoing third revision of that law.

Wu Denglou, judge on the No. 2 Intermediate People's Court of Shanghai, spoke on hot topics in Chinese patent infringement litigation.

Attorneys from Watson & Band spoke on the influence of the new Antitrust Law on the concept of patent abuse.

Firm Highlights

Publication

Are You Background Checking Your Contractors? If So, Exercise Caution.

Employers who use background checks in their hiring processes are likely aware of the various requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and analogous state statutes. They must provide clear disclosures and obtain...

Read More
Event

Bay Area Opportunity Zones 2.0

On the heels of recently released regulation by the US government, we dive back into the state of OZs in the Bay Area. What You'll Learn What are the most important takeaways from the...

Read More
Event

Complex Civil Litigation Symposium

Doug Dexter is a member of the planning committee for the 2019 Complex Civil Litigation Symposium.

Read More
Publication

Nonprofits and the California Consumer Privacy Act

The new California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) will come into effect January 1, 2020. In most situations, nonprofits won’t be subject to the law—but in some cases they necessarily will be and/or...

Read More
News

JIOP Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Matayoshi

Kelly Matayoshi discusses how the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program helped her career and what she'd say to students undecided about applying for an internship. Read the interview here .

Read More
News

Lysondra Ludwig Selected to Leadership San Francisco

Read More
News

The Legal 500 United States 2019 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Practices & Attorneys

The 2019 edition of Legal 500 United States recognized Farella Braun + Martel among the top firms in the Construction, Land Use/Zoning, and Not-for-Profit practice areas. Recognized attorneys include: Construction Adam Dawson CJ Higley...

Read More
Publication

What California’s New Security Law Means to Your Business

Commonsense IoT security steps that startups and small business should consider to comply with California’s new law California recently enacted a new law, Senate Bill 327, that requires companies that make Internet of Things...

Read More
Publication

Accessory Dwelling Units Authorized in New Construction

New legislation passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on June 18 now authorizes the addition of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in new construction projects for single-family homes and multi-family buildings. The City...

Read More
Event

Women in Cleantech & Sustainability

Lysondra Ludwig will speak at the WCS Talks - a full day TED-Style event and startup pitch competition hosted by Google.

Read More